The Design, Planning and Economics group of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented planner for immediate employment in its Markham, ON office. This role will serve on multi-disciplinary planning projects for urban, community, and environmental projects. As part of the project team, the planner will develop creative and innovation solutions to address clients' issues.
AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.
Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, and the opportunity to work with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.
Work items for this position include:
+ Compile data and conduct research in support of project delivery
+ Create graphics to support the planning documents
+ Play a key role in the preparation of plans
+ Write sections of planning reports and documents
+ Produce material for project meetings and workshops
+ Participate in on-site workshops in support role
+ Communicate effectively with project team and manager
+ BA/BS + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
+ Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture or Land Economics or related field
+ A master's degree in Architecture, Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture or Land Economics or related preferred
+ Entry level to two years of related experience including internships
+ Exceptional writing, research, analysis and communication skills
+ Excellent time management skills and ability to balance priorities
+ Effective problem solving and analytical skills
+ Efficient and organized worker with a high level of attention to detail
+ Ability to work independently as well as in multi-disciplinary team
+ Follows guidance well with little oversight
+ Proficient several of the following software programs:
ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Sketchup Pro, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Indesign, Illustrator, or Photoshop
+ MCIP/RPP certification (or certification track) preferred
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